Alexander the Great was a great conqueror that created the largest empire the world has ever known. In doing so, he not only established a great kingdom, he also spread the Greek Culture throughout this empire. Alexander the Great was able to establish an enormous empire by using military principles effectively, such as military organization and proper concentration of force, ultimately leading to his key victories against the Persians in Asia, and by using the inspiration he received during his youth from his Greek teacher Aristotle and his mother Olympia, all while spreading the Greek culture that unified his empire which led to the long lasting Hellenistic Age.
Alexander III of Macedon saw very little of his father during his boyhood, but received much inspiration from his mother that influenced him later in his life. Alexander was born in 356B.C. to King Philip and Queen Olympia. He spent a lot of time with his mother at her palace at Pella, the capital of Macedonia, where she often told him that a god fathered him and that someday he would be a great leader and conqueror, and perhaps this is why he believed this later on in his life. Alexander never saw much of his father who was getting involved with the conflict between the Greek city-states, eventually conquering Greece in 338B.C. and becoming Greece's new ruler. When Alexander was ten he went to Greece with his father to watch the Pythian games, where sporting events and rituals to Greek gods took place. This may have played a crucial role in Alexander's admiration of Greek Culture. After Philip remarried, Olympia influenced hatred in Alexander towards his father. As a child Alexander rarely saw his father, but was greatly influenced by his mother inspiration, however, his main influence was his teacher, Aristotle.
When Alexander was thirteen, his father hired a Greek philosopher and scientist named Aristotle to teach him; eventually Aristotle was the greatest…